DOMENICO DI MICHELINO
(b. 1417, Firenze, d. 1491, Firenze)
Dante Illuminating Florence with his Poem (detail)1465
Oil on canvas
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence
The artist named himself after his master, a certain Michelino. He had his painterly training under Fra Angelico whose assistant he also became. His style is similar to that of Filippo Lippi and Pesellino.